Y2K black sleeveless Dior dress with pink hemlineY2K Christian Dior black leather hobo bag with porthole1970s Dior column-shaped drop earrings with crystals1960s Christian Dior round clip-on earrings studded with zirconia 1960s Silver-plated Christian Dior oval-shaped clip-on earrings

The luxury maison

Christian Dior

The history of the luxury maison par excellence begins after the second post -war period, in a Paris full of desire for revenge. People have a deep desire for freedom and beauty. He wants to "new" and to leave the ugliness of a black period behind.

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Y2K Chanel Uniform dark blue cotton t-shirt with 3/4 sleeves1990s Chanel bucket bag in antique pink leatherY2K Chanel Uniform black polo shirt in soft cotton with embroideryY2K Chanel Top Gun sunglasses with black framesY2K Chanel Uniform in white cotton

The stylist who revolutionized the world

Coco Chanel

Year after year, decade after decade, the Maison Chanel writes the history of fashion. Always the same and at the same time always different, the icon pieces of the brand have made dreams of women dream of women from all over the world, symbols of a resolute, independent, unscrupulous and refined femininity at the same time.

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1990s Krizia skirt with golden maxi sequins1990s Krizia jumpsuit in elecrtric blue knitY2K Krizia oversized orange shirtY2K Krizia sheer black sleeveless top with beads and sequins2010 Krizia evening gown in silver silk with feathers and rhinestones

The vintage godmother of the Pret a Porter

Crazy Krizia

Krizia, aka Maria Mandelli, also called Crazy Krizia because of her eccentric style and for her particular use of the materials, is remembered today mainly for the knitwear, for perfumes and for having created in 1971, when still the lengths of fashion The first version of the hot pants were exclusively between Midi and Midi.

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Dolce&Gabbana dress with decorationsDolce & Gabbana handbagDolce&Gabbana jeweled sabotD&G jeans Logo LetteringY2K D&G minidress in black lace

Love for Italy

Dolce & Gabbana

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana - Dolce & Gabbana and, for a period D&G, - they are all hated and loves Italy. Luxury, unconditional love for the "handmade", crafts, couture and tailoring. At the same time they are tradition (which sometimes leads to traditionalism), opulence (which sometimes leads to ostentation), and patriotism (which sometimes flows into parochialism).

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Gianfranco Ferrè earrings ebonyGianfranco Ferrè brooch with black stones, 19801980s Gianfranco Ferré gold chain belt1990s Gianfranco Ferré long multi-strand pearl necklace 1980s Gianfranco Ferré' clip-on earrings in black synthetic material

The architect of Made in Italy

Gianfranco Ferrè

Graduating in architecture from the Polytechnic of Milan, often defined as the architect of fashion, Gianfranco Ferré is one of the stylists on whom both the excellence and the myth of Made in Italy are founded and the Italian version of the prêt-à-porter, e That is, a less "living room" and more democratic concept.

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Y2K Gucci camel-colour turtleneck poncho in wool2010 Gucci sabot in soft golden leather with metallic effect1970s Gucci Jackie Bag in beige canvas with brown leather finishings.Y2K Gucci black nylon jacket with zipper Y2K black Gucci dress with brick-colored lining and profiles

The brand with a thousand faces

Gucci

Despite having undergone multiple evolutions and transformations even radical over the years, the years of the Dolce Vita are mainly associated with Gucci. At that time the brand became an emblem of Made in Italy, and products such as the Bamboo Bag, the iconic moccasin and the Foulard Flora begin to be sported by characters of the caliber of Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Jane Birkin and Jackie Onassis, at which is dedicated to the famous Jackie O.

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2010 Hermès table set - two placemats and two napkins.Y2K Hermès 35 2way Kelly Bag in ecru and beigeHermès tie1990s Hermès pants in ivory silkScarf Hermès in seta "La promenade de Longchamps"

Vintage collector

Hermes

One of the peculiarities of the Hermès brand, founded in the nineteenth century by Thierry Hermès and today owned by the fifth generation of the Hermès family, is in having managed to pass with extreme nonchalance from the articles for horse riding to the world of luxury.

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Jean Paul Gaultier Eyeglass FramesY2K Jean Paul Gaultier necklace with horn-shaped pendant2010 Jean Paul Gaultier oversize black trench1990s Jean Paul Gaultier dark green miniskirt with colourful liningBlack Y2K Jean Paul Gaultier wrap skirt with trimming detail

Enfant terrible

Jean Paul Gaultier

In the case of Jean Paul Gaultier, not surprisingly known as enfant terrible, more than fashionable it is appropriate to talk about distortion. From the use of the skirt for humans, passing through the iconic Breton Stripe sailor t-shirt, to the provocative reinterpretation of the corset, such as the one with the conical breasts designed for Madonna, to the most ironic and transversal stylist of all time goes the merit goes to have literally overturned the concept of style.

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The Vintage Milanese

Pirovano

Pirovano represents the "bourgeois fashion", with its values ​​of decorum, good taste, decency. With its beautiful craft bags and incredible embroidered clothes, with warm colors and a slightly Renaissance flavor, the brand helped to create the Milanese style, which finds its first definitions in the sixties.

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Y2K Prada long sleeve black wool sweater with boat neckline2010 Prada pink leather walletY2K Prada sweater in blue wool with Swarovski detail Y2K Prada Re-Nylon skirtY2K Prada sleeveless grey cardigan.

Prada and/is Miuccia Prada

The story of Prada, understood both as the story of Miuccia Prada and as the story of the Prada brand is in fact the history of Italian fashion.

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Roberta di Camerino hand bag1970s Roberta Di Camerino burgundy cotton polo shirt1970s Roberta Di Camerino polo shirt in white cotton1970s Roberta Di Camerino polo shirt in yellow cotton1970s Roberta Di Camerino sky-blue polo shirt in lightweight cotton

High fashion vintage

Roberta Di Camerino

Roberta Di Camerino is actually called Giuliana Coen and was born in Venice in 1920. The name "Roberta di Camerino" was born from the union between "Roberta", name of Giuliana's daughter, and "Camerino", surname of her husband.

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Button earrings Coppola and Toppo for Valentino Italy, c. 1972Button cup earrings Coppola e Toppo for Valentino Italy, c. 1972Button cup Coppola e Toppo for Valentino Italy, c. 1972Wonderful Valentino evening dress, 2000s1980s Valentino black silk skirt with sequins

Vintage red carpet

Valentino

The Valentino style has little to do with short -term seasonal trends, rather with the search for absolute beauty, between the work of art and the object of fashion, between poetry and ornament. Valentino clothes are dresses from Red Carpet, from the night of the Oscar, from Festival del Cinema, and from Museo della Fashion, but also pay homage to that history of Italy made of traditions, crafts and everyday life.

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Y2K Gianni Versace python tote bag Cuff bracelet simulating two bracelets, Ugo Correani for Gianni Versace, Italy, 1984Revère pin Gianni Versace made by Ugo Correani, Italy, 1987Eight-strand bracelet, Gianni Versace made by Ugo Correani, Italy, c. 1990. Spades-shaped earrings, Correani for Gianni Versace, Italy, c. 1985.

The fashion revolution

Versace

Giovanni Maria Versace, called Gianni, originally from Calabria and founder of the Versace fashion house is considered one of the most revolutionary stylists of all time, capable of distorting the world of couture.

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Saint Laurent Fourrurs CoatSaint Laurent Rive Gauche Pinstripe SuitSaint Laurent Rive Gauche Turquoise ShirtSaint Laurent Rive Gauche SkirtSaint Laurent Rive Gauche Skirt

The fashion enfant of fashion

Yves Saint Laurent

In an era made mainly of creative directors, in which knowing how to communicate fashion it becomes almost more important than knowing how to do it, to Yves Henri Donat Mathieu Saint -Laurent it is up to all the honors the title of designer - one of the last real French couturies, capable to mix the tradition of the Savoir-Faire with the social revolts of his time. If Chanel is recognized as the merit of having invented the twentieth century for women, in Saint Laurent, creator of women's tuxedo, is attributed that of inventing the strength of individuality, without distinction of sex or color.

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